Braeburn PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Jan 29 7:25pm

  Friday, February 3rd - School Store, Last Names A-L, $2 max February 16th @ 7pm -Community-wide PTB meeting February 27th -Braeburn's First Annual Read-A-Thon (details coming soon!) March 15th - Cel ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Jan 26 11:43am

Just a reminder that school store will be open tomorrow for all students last names M-Z or if your child did not get a chance to shop last week. Please bring no more than $2 to spend.

School Store Reminder

Thu, Jan 19 11:08am

School store will be open tomorrow for all students with last names A-L. Please bring no more than $2 to shop.

Braeburn Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Mon, Jan 16 8:41pm

     Friday, January 20th - School Store, Last Names A-L, $2 max. Lunch Menu for the Week. Click Here.   New!      SAVE THE DATE for the 2023 Braeburn Bash!  Friday, March 31 at 6 PM, hosted this year ... [More]

Braeburn Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Jan 8 8:33pm

     Wednesday, January 11th - Family Game Night (details below) Wednesday, January 11th - Braeburn Ski Club - Ski Wednesday Thursday, January 12th - PTB (Officers Only) Meeting @ 7PM - Virtual. Monda ... [More]

CORRECTION: No PTB Meeting this week

Tue, Jan 3 11:58am

Happy New Year to all!   Correction: There will not be a PTB Meeting this week.   Officers only will meet on January 12th and the next community-wide PTB meeting is tentatively scheduled for February ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Dec 22 11:26am

School store will be open tomorrow (Friday, December 23rd) for students with last names A-L or anyone who did not get a chance to shop last week. Please bring no more than $2 to shop.

PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Dec 18 5:51pm

           Tuesday, December 20th - EDI Planning Meeting @ 7PM. Details Below.  Wednesday, December 21st - Last Day to drop off gifts for the Holiday Gift Drive.  Friday, December 23rd   School Store ... [More]

School Store Tomorrow

Thu, Dec 15 4:31pm

Just a reminder that School Store is open tomorrow for students with last names M-Z. Please bring no more than $2 to shop.

Braeburn PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Dec 11 7:29pm

             Monday, December 12th - Last chance to grab gift cards before holiday break! Cards will be distributed by 12/19. Great chance to grab teacher gifts!!   Tuesday, December 13th - Coffee wit ... [More]

LAST DAY to purchase UConn Hockey tickets!

Tue, Dec 6 10:15am

Get your tickets for the UConn Hockey Game v Boston University   WHERE:    XL Center, Hartford WHEN:      Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 2PM.     Click HERE to order.     Thank you for supporting the PTB!! 

SKI CLUB PIZZA PARTY reminder December 7 @6:00

Tue, Dec 6 9:19am

Come meet your friends on the mountain and see the chaperone faces who are here to help you.  Pizza, friends,  & ice breakers to make more friends!

Braeburn PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Dec 4 12:03pm

               Monday, December 5th - Last day to purchase UConn Hockey Game Tickets! Details Below. Thursday, December 8th @ 7PM - PTB Meeting in person @ Braeburn. All are welcome! Friday, December  ... [More]

Spirit Wear FINAL PICK UP!

Fri, Dec 2 12:24pm

Spirit wear order FINAL PICK UP!  We will be offering drive-thru order pick up at Braeburn Today Friday, December 2nd, from 5-5:30PM If you cannot make it either times, please text Carla Economos 860. ... [More]

UCONN HOCKEY - Braeburn Day on December 11th!

Wed, Nov 30 10:50am

Get your tickets for the UConn Hockey Game v Boston University   WHERE:    XL Center, Hartford WHEN:      Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 2PM.     Click HERE to order.  All orders due no later than Decemb ... [More]

Braeburn PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Nov 27 3:57pm

  Friday, December 2nd - School Store - last names M-Z $2 max!       New!   While on-line shopping @ Amazon this holiday season (or anytime!), please remember you can benefit the PTB by creating an Am ... [More]

LAST CALL - gift card orders due 11/23/2022

Mon, Nov 21 11:17am

LAST CALL for gift card orders through our current bulk order. Orders and payments due 11/23. Don't forget your grocery gift cards!   Another bulk order will be happening in early December.   Order he ... [More]

SPIRIT WEAR IS IN!!!!

Sun, Nov 20 7:27pm

Spirit wear orders are in and ready for pick up!  We will be offering drive-thru order pick up at Braeburn on Monday, November 21, from 5-6:30 PM.  Another pick-up event will be offered after the Than ... [More]

Bonus Bucks year-round fundraiser

Fri, Nov 18 8:49am

It’s Braeburn’s easiest, year-round fundraiser!    Buy gift cards to purchase gifts or for every day, year-round purchases (like groceries!), and Braeburn gets money back from the gift card brand!  Cu ... [More]

Cold Weather Drive Success!

Thu, Nov 17 3:41pm

Thank you to the Braeburn Community for reaching our coat drive fundraising goal of $3300. This allows 20 kids in our community to buy winter coats, snow pants, and boots. Appreciate the generosity of ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Nov 17 12:57pm

Just a reminder that school store is open tomorrow for students with last names M-Z or anyone who did not shop last week. Students bring no more than $2 to shop.

Cold Weather Drive Ends Tomorrow

Tue, Nov 15 6:24pm

Cold Weather Clothing Drive Ends Tomorrow - Help Us Reach Our Goal of $3,000! This fundraiser sponsors the purchase of gift cards for new winter clothing for Braeburn students in need. Note: families ... [More]

Braeburn PTB Weekly - Mark Your Calendars

Sun, Nov 13 7:44pm

New! Conference Week November 14th-18th- Early Dismissal!  Please sign up on Konstella to contribute for refreshments for teachers by clicking here.    Starting Tuesday, November 15th - Next Gen Smart ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Nov 10 11:34am

School store will be open tomorrow for students with last names A-L. Remember to bring no more than $2 to shop.

Braeburn Weekly - Mark Your Calendars!

Sun, Nov 6 7:05pm

  Winter is coming!! We are currently collecting for the Cold Weather Clothing Drive. Details below. Friday, November 11th - Veterans Day Ceremony Friday, November 11th - School Store - last names A-L ... [More]

NextGen Smarty Pants After School Enrichment Program

Sun, Nov 6 3:32pm

Local STEAM education nonprofit, NextGen Smarty Pants, will be offering an after school robotics program for Braeburn students beginning Tuesday, November 15.  The program will run for 6 weeks and is ... [More]

Braeburn Weekly - Mark Your Calendars!

Sun, Oct 30 7:12pm

  Thank you to all who turned out for Trunk or Treat!  November 2nd - Family Fun Night!  Last day to register for Ski Club is November 3rd!  Forms and info below.  Winter is coming!! We are currently ... [More]

Photos from Trunk or Treat

Sun, Oct 30 9:19am

A big thank you to all of our community of ghouls and goblins, our first Trunk or Treat was a huge success! We’d like to include photos from the night in our yearbook. Please share any photos you took ... [More]

TRUNK OR TREAT TONIGHT

Fri, Oct 28 9:10am

Hope to see everyone at Trunk or Treat tonight! 5-6:30!! Please do not arrive before 5 as cars will be setting up. Remember to bring a bag to keep your treats in. Reminder: The parking lot will be clo ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Oct 27 2:06pm

Just a reminder that Bobcat’s Bounty- our Braeburn School Store will be open tomorrow for students with last names A-L or anyone who did not get a chance to shop last week. Students should bring no mo ... [More]

UCONN tickets - order by noon tomorrow

Wed, Oct 26 8:06pm

UCONN Football vs. Boston College Oct 29, 12pm Rentschler Field Please get all orders in by NOON tomorrow in order to have tickets available for your student to take home. Online form available here: ... [More]

TODAY is the last day to purchase SPIRIT WEAR!

Tue, Oct 25 11:40am

TODAY, OCTOBER 25th @ 11:59PM the store is CLOSING!   Check out the many different items to choose from.... Tie Dye shirts, sweatshirts, fleece hoodies, vests and full zip up fleece jackets. hats of s ... [More]

LAST DAY TODAY!!!! UConn Football Game

Mon, Oct 24 12:43pm

Braeburn Families come out and enjoy an afternoon UConn Football game Saturday, Oct 29th at 12:00pm BOSTON COLLEGE VS. UCONN You can come up to 4 hours early and tailgate in parking lot 9. Don't miss ... [More]

School Store Open Tomorrow

Thu, Oct 20 4:21pm

Just a reminder that Bobcat’s Bounty- our Braeburn School Store will be open tomorrow for students with last names M-Z. Students should bring no more than $2 to shop.

Ski Club Meeting tonight 7:15-8:00

Wed, Oct 12 4:59pm

Everyone who would like to join ski club or has interest in chaperoning please come to our meeting tonight.   There will be a welcome time, some quick points made, and then Q & A.  Interested chaperon ... [More]

Save the date: Braeburn Trunk or Treat!

Wed, Oct 12 12:49pm

Please click the link below to view the event flyer! The Konstella sign up for volunteers will be posted soon, and more details will be communicated in the coming weeks. We hope to see everyone on Oct ... [More]

Community Farm Share - Sign Up Now for delivery October 21st!

Tue, Oct 11 6:36pm

Braeburn Ski Club Meeting

Tue, Oct 4 5:53pm

Braeburn Ski Club Meeting  October 12th 7:15-8:00    FOR Students in Grades 3, 4 & 5 Parent Informational Meeting in the Cafeteria. Quick Presentation and Q & A.  Live Meeting Only! 

Fall Fair Tonight! Event Reminders

Fri, Sep 30 2:28pm

The Fall Fair is TONIGHT from 5pm-7pm on the Braeburn Playground. We can't wait to see you, but have a few quick reminders. - Please check in at the check in table, even if you already received your t ... [More]

Parenti Family

Tue, Sep 20 11:38am

Dear Braeburn Families, As many of you know, our beloved 5th grade teacher Margo Parenti tragically lost her son Nicholas to brain cancer a couple of weeks ago. Through conversations with both Margo a ... [More]

Fred from Bus 1 - Celebration of life - Today at 11am

Sun, Aug 14 8:10am

Hi Families sorry for the late notice. For anyone that would like to attend. The late Fred from bus 🚌 #1 is having a Celebration of Life services. Today: August 14, 2022 at 11am sharp Saint Andrew Ep ... [More]

Sponsors Needed for the "Friends of Nicholas" Fundraiser

Thu, Jul 21 9:08am

In Mid June , Braeburn 5th Grade Teacher Margo Parenti's world was turned upside down. Her son Nicholas, only 7 years old, was taken to the hospital where he was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in hi ... [More]

Bee’s Tickets went home TODAY

Thu, Jun 9 6:07pm

If you purchased tickets to the Bee’s 🐝 Game tomorrow… check you child’s backpack 🎒. I also have 3 tickets available if anyone wants to go. First person to email me will be the one that will get the ... [More]

Friday is last day for school store!

Thu, Jun 9 9:10am

FRIDAY 6/10 is the last day (this year) for the Braeburn School Store.  Everyone is invited to purchase items on Friday!

PICNIC CANCELLED BECAUSE OF SOAKED FIELDS!

Thu, Jun 2 4:37pm

Join us for this evening's school picnic!

Thu, Jun 2 2:38pm

LAST DAY for Braeburn Bobcats Spirit Wear Store!

Tue, May 31 2:48pm

Check out the Braeburn Spirit Wear and purchase by going to: https://braeburnelemstore22.itemorder.com/shop/home/    There are some new items for summer!   ****Last Day - TODAY, Tuesday, May 31st at m ... [More]

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) affinity group

Tue, May 31 8:51am

The fourth session for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) affinity group through SERC is this Wednesday, June 1 from 6:30-8:00pm.  We have Vietnamese and Mandarin interpreters secured for ... [More]

Bee's

Tue, May 31 8:46am

Join us for a New Britain Bee's game! Use this link to purchase electronic tix: https://forms.gle/5Dsk4PKq7BgLKtj48  

family support

Thu, May 26 11:23am

As many of you may know, one of Braeburn’s fifth grade teachers, Margo Parenti, recently received the news that her seven year old son Nicholas has an inoperable brain tumor.   To suppprt the family i ... [More]

SCHOOL STORE OPEN!

Thu, May 19 1:02pm

Picnic Postponed to June 2!

Thu, May 19 12:40pm

Hello Braeburn Families, Because of inclement weather, we have decided to postpone the School Picnic to our Raindate of June 2nd. Hope to see you there! Warmly, PTB  

Yard Goat tickets going home today!

Thu, May 12 9:14am

Tickets to anyone that ordered Yard Goats tickets are going home with students TODAY!   Please check your student's backpacks.   Thanks!

LEGO Program-- 3 spots left!

Tue, May 10 1:30pm

There are 3 spots left for the LEGO program, and if students can't go today they can start next week and be prorated.  Thank you! SIGN UP LINK:   https://nextgen-smartypants.jumbula.com/2022WinterWest ... [More]

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS--BRAEBURN ART SHOW!

Wed, May 4 3:44pm

Illuminate West Hartford!

Sun, May 1 3:12pm

Your child will be coming home with a luminary kit as part of a multi-school initiative, Illuminate West Hartford. Over the next few days, have a family conversation on what it means to be an ally, ad ... [More]

Hartford Yard Goats!

Wed, Apr 27 10:35am

Illuminate West Hartford

Thu, Apr 21 7:35pm

Illuminate West Hartford is happening on Wednesday, May 4th! This is a special event in which families and staff throughout our community will be lighting and displaying a luminary on the same evening ... [More]

Webinar: lluminating Conversations: How Books Can Help Us Talk About Identity, Diversity and Bias

Wed, Apr 20 10:50am

Illuminating Conversations: How Books Can Help Us Talk About Identity, Diversity and Bias Apr 27, 2022, 4:00-5:00 PM EST Sponsored by: the West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity and Inclusio ... [More]

Last call for tickets - raffle and Bash

Tue, Mar 29 5:12pm

This is the week, confirm your sitter!    The raffle is wrapping up, and winners will be pulled at the The Braeburn Bash THIS FRIDAY.   Get your tickets to attend the event and join in on the fun. We ... [More]

Please join for next EDI meeting!

Sun, Mar 20 9:05pm

Please join us for our next EDI community meeting - see details below.  We will be sharing our collaboration with other elementary schools in the district on the upcoming event, Illuminate West Hartfo ... [More]

The Baskets are Coming... TOMORROW

Sun, Mar 20 8:38pm

The raffle baskets are ready to go and will all be out in the school lobby starting tomorrow!   They are AMAZING, and there is still plenty of time to purchase tickets.   You can buy them here online: ... [More]

Volunteer opportunity

Mon, Mar 14 5:35pm

The Braeburn PTB is in need of volunteers to help sell basket raffle tickets at drop off and pick up, from March 21 - April 1.   If you're able to spare an hour, we'd be grateful for all your help! Pl ... [More]

Free Workshop for Parents: Beyond Atlanta

Thu, Mar 10 8:14am

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 BEYOND ATLANTA FREE Workshop:   Time: 8 PM Eastern Description: Join us on March 15 for a free workshop on gender, law, and Asian American history! As we reflect on the a ... [More]

important announcements

Mon, Feb 28 6:11pm

Hello All, Here are some announcements and reminders. Thanks!   PTB Virtual Meeting: We have a PTB virtual meeting this Thursday evening-- all are welcome! Here is the link to join:  https://meet.goog ... [More]

Learn about Braeburn's SEL/Social Justice Curriculum

Tue, Feb 15 11:53am

LEARN ABOUT BRAEBURN'S SEL/SOCIAL JUSTICE CURRICULUM--JOIN US FOR EDI MEETING WITH BRAEBURN FACULTY!   Please save the date and join us for our upcoming BraeburnEDI Winter Community Meeting on Thursda ... [More]

West Hartford Youth Baseball League Registration

Thu, Jan 27 12:29pm

The West Hartford Youth Baseball League has opened registration for Spring 2022!   Available or ages 4-12, at all skill levels.   Please go to whybaseball.com or click on the flyer for details.  

How does state money flow to West Hartford for education?

Sun, Jan 23 9:35am

How does state money flow to West Hartford for education? Who decides how much West Hartford gets? How does West Hartford spend its education funding? And what about the federal money as part of COVID ... [More]

Virtual Event: Understanding Diverse Gender Identities: Insights from Pediatric Medical Experts:

Sat, Jan 15 12:50pm

Understanding Diverse Gender Identities: Insights from Pediatric Medical Experts: VIRTUAL EVENT! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1st, 6:30pm to 8pm   Join us for presentations by pediatric specialists from Connecti ... [More]

West Hartford School Finance 101

Sat, Jan 15 12:44pm

Join the West Hartford District for this fantastic 1 hour workshop on where and how our education dollars are being used. Use the live links in the attached pdf to register!  

This Thursday: next equity, diversity, inclusion Meeting

Tue, Jan 11 8:41am

Hello Braeburn families, We would love for you to join at our next Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI) Virtual Meeting on this Thursday at 7:30-8:30pm. Here is the google meet link to join: https://mee ... [More]

FREE ICE SKATING! Ring in the New Year with West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group!

Sun, Dec 26 10:23am

Ring in the New Year with West Hartford Parent Community Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group!   Enjoy FREE ice skating • Meet other WHPS families • Connect with EDI parent leaders Saturday, January ... [More]

Asian American & Pacific Islander Affinity Space

Sun, Dec 26 10:20am

Asian American & Pacific Islander Affinity Space Speaking Up for Success: A Guide to School Partnership for AAPI Parents Wednesday, January 5, 2022 6:30-8:00pm This affinity group is to connect, suppo ... [More]

updated scrip gift card code

Sat, Dec 11 8:48am

Chipotle night!

Thu, Dec 2 8:41am

Braeburn SPIRIT WEAR is on sale now!

Mon, Nov 29 10:48am

BRAEBURN SPIRIT WEAR STORE CLOSES TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT!  

Help spread the holiday spirit!

Thu, Nov 11 8:59am

HELP SPREAD THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT! Here are two opportunities to help Braeburn families who need some extra help this holiday season! Tracy Sizer, Braeburn’s social worker, has identified two specific ne ... [More]

PTB Virtual meeting this evening!

Thu, Nov 4 3:30pm

Please join us this evening for a virtual PTB meeting at 7:00-8:30pm. Here is the link to join: https://meet.google.com/dnq-otdp-tpm All are welcome! This is a great place to hear from Principal Sousa ... [More]

Last call to sign up for Ski Club!

Thu, Nov 4 2:12pm

Last call to sign up for the Braeburn Ski Club! Sign Up by TOMORROW! November 5, 2021!   If you would like to sign up for Ski Club:   1. Fill out this Form.   https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wadQw ... [More]

Cider Social-All are welcome!

Mon, Nov 1 8:38am

Cider Social--All are welcome! Saturday, November 13, 10am-12pm, Elizabeth Park (Ana Grace Playground)   Calling all Braeburn Families! Please join us for cider and fun at Elizabeth Park on Saturday N ... [More]

Screens, Social Media & Youth Mental Health

Mon, Oct 25 8:52am

Screens, Social Media & Youth Mental Health   Monday, November 15, 2021, 7:00-8:30 pm   A virtual panel discussion on how screen time and social media affect youth mental health and ways to promote he ... [More]

Braeburn Equity, Diversity, Inclusion meeting

Mon, Oct 18 1:04pm

Please join us for our virtual EDI community meeting on Monday, October 25, 7-8pm. We will discuss plans for this school year and revisit the mission/goals of the committee. Email BraeburnEDI@gmail.co ... [More]

EDI BIPOC Affinity Space Back-to-School Celebration

Thu, Oct 14 9:10am

EDI BIPOC Affinity Space Back-to-School Celebration   *See attached flyer! Please join us and fellow WHPS families of color in this affinity space to kick off the school year by sharing and celebratin ... [More]

Community Share Event

Thu, Oct 14 7:36am

Community Share Event: IMPORTANT DETAILS: *This SHARE event is intended for our West Hartford Elementary School Communities ONLY at this time.  We intend to promote a similar event next Spring.  If yo ... [More]

Please join us for virtual PTB meeting this Thursday!

Tue, Oct 12 9:53am

Please join us for our virtual PTB meeting this Thursday evening at 7:00-8:30pm. All are welcome! Here is the information to join:    Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/ ... [More]

Affinity Space: School Partnership for AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander Families)

Mon, Oct 11 9:00am

Affinity Space: Speaking Up for Success:  Guide to School Partnership for AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander Families)   Join us for an in-depth conversation on how to effectively communicate a ... [More]

Thank you!

Tue, Sep 28 7:10pm

Thank you to all who helped make the Fall Fair a huge success!    From the fun cake walk and cider donuts to enjoying the DJ, inflatables and delicious food, we all had an amazing time!    Your suppor ... [More]

The Fall Fair is ON for tomorrow evening!

Thu, Sep 23 10:30am

After checking the weather forecasts for tomorrow and conferring with the town, we have decided to keep the Fall Fair scheduled for tomorrow/Friday evening at 5:00pm. We recommend that you bring rain ... [More]

Fall Fair rain date, etc.

Tue, Sep 21 5:39pm

Hello Braeburn Families, We hope you can join us at this Friday's Fall Fair at 5:00pm. In case of rain, the scheduled rain date will be on October 1st. It is strongly recommended that we all wear mask ... [More]

NEED CAKES FOR FALL FAIR TREAT WALK!

Thu, Sep 16 10:18am

FALL FAIR VOLUNTEERS Needed!

Fri, Sep 10 8:31am

Hello Braeburn Community,    We are excited for our first community event in quite some time! The Fall Fair will be Friday, September 24 from 5-7pm and is going to be so much fun!   To make this event ... [More]

BRAEBURN FALL FAIR!

Fri, Sep 3 1:35pm

We hope you'll join us for Braeburn's Fall Fair on Friday, September 24th at 5:00-7:00pm on the school playground! All are welcome!!!  

SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE!

Fri, Aug 27 11:03am

Everisto Insurance has offered to help Braeburn Elementary School with a school supplies drive! Please help support our local students and teachers by donating notebooks, pens, backpacks, and other cl ... [More]

Time to register your child in their new classroom!

Thu, Aug 12 8:43am

Hi Friends,   New classrooms have been added to Konstella. Please take a moment and register you child in their new classroom. Many families use this resource as an opportunity to community with other ... [More]